JK Consulting is a New York-based international restaurant & hospitality consulting firm. We specialize in restaurant & bar openings along with turnaround programs. Our expertise is in developing highly effective operational systems, management procedures, hospitality services, staff training, beverage, menu and mystery shopping programs.
Jason Kaplan is the CEO of JK Consulting, a full service restaurant consulting firm. He has earned an Associates Degree in Culinary Arts, a Bachelors of Science Degree in Food Service Management from Johnson and Wales University, Rhode Island, and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting from Brooklyn College. Jason has worked for The Smith & Wollensky Group, Restaurant Associates/ Patina Group & Le Meridien Hotel Group and many more. He resides in New York, NY.
A restaurant consultant is a trusted advisor in either the startup (opening) of a restaurant or the turnaround of a preexisting one. We provide this guidance through our knowledge and experience in the hospitality/ restaurant industry; This can range from food, beverage (bar) and service.
He or she can assist you in creating the right concept and business plan by selecting the best location, menu development, recipes, food and beverage costing, training, designing both the dining room and kitchen, marketing and eventually franchising your restaurant.
If you lack the industry experience or are unsure of what direction to go in or what steps to take, hire JK Consulting!
Knowledge is power. Our consultants haven’t always been consultants. They have been servers, bartenders, chefs, managers, and owners of top restaurants, bars, clubs, and hotels.
Challenging problems require solutions. We pride ourselves on being “out of the box” thinkers.
We understand that time is money. We want to develop a relationship of trust and understanding with our clients. Your information is always confidential with us. We will do our best to get the job done in the timeliest manner. We get it done the right way.